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  • The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music

    Tom Piazza discussed his new book, "The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music."

    • Contributor: Piazza, Tom
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-20
  • Carl Sagan home movies of childhood

    A series of short silent home movie clips from Carl Sagan's parents (Sam and Rachel) and family documenting his childhood and youth. A young Carl Sagan is seen playing the piano and playing outside with his sister Cari, and other children. Other clips document trips to the beach and horseback riding.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1940
  • Hoda Kotb: 2010 Women's History Month Keynote Address

    Broadcast journalist and television personality Hoda Kotb delivers the keynote address for the Library of Congress's month-long celebration of Women's History Month. The event is sponsored jointly by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and the Library of Congress Professional Association.

    • Contributor: Kotb, Hoda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-19
  • Carol Muske-Dukes: 2011 National Book Festival

    Poet Carol Muske-Dukes appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Muske Dukes , Carol
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Beautiful dreamer [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 5 min. | Audio track from Angel: CDC 7 54621 2 (General). Illustrations from LOC online collections (General). Illustrations: 1865 sheet music (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.200031128/default.html) -- Stephen Collins Foster (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04776) -- Oh, hush thee, little dear-my-soul, and close thine eyes in dreaming (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a15158) -- Elevated railroads in New York City: in the Bowery (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04565) -- La figure, etudes lithographiées par ...

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins - Hampson, Thomas - Mason, Molly
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights

    Judge Robert L. Carter, an intellectual architect for the civil rights movement and the man who argued the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case before the Supreme Court, discussed his recently published memoir, "A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights." "A Matter of Law" is the story of Carter's struggle for equal rights for all Americans. ...

    • Contributor: Carter, Judge Robert L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-05-25
  • Coping with Onset & Progressive Disabilities

    Eric Eldritch gives a presentation on how individuals cope and succeed with disabilities that become more pronounced over time. The presentation is given during Disability Employee Awareness Month. The event is sponsored by the Library of Congress Employee Assistance Program and co-sponsored by the Library's Deaf Association and Organization of Employees with Disabilities.

    • Contributor: Eldritch, Eric
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-20
  • Reflections on Armenia's Place in the Region and in the World

    Discussion of Armenia in context of current affairs: Vardanants Day event.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-04-22
  • Lourdes, procession, II /

    People carry candles in a procession in Lourdes.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Sapphires in Song: Zemer Chai Jewish Choir

    The Zemer Chai Jewish Choir performed in conjunction with the Library exhibition "Words Like Sapphires."

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-26
  • National Student Poets: 2012 National Book Festival

    A presentation of National Student Poets at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • National Federation of the Blind President Marc Maurer

    Marc Maurer, president of the National Federation of the Blind, provides an overview of the National Federation of the Blind and its agenda.

    • Contributor: Maurer, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-01-21
  • Batucada

    Originally recorded on 16mm at various performances between 1943-1944, the film contains sections of Dunham works Tropics (6 minutes), with Miss Dunham as the Woman with the Cigar; Son (2 minutes); Rara Tonga (4 minutes); Rhumba Jive (2 minutes), title also given as Rumba with a Little Jive Mixed In); Choros #1 (2 minutes); Batacuda (1 minute); Bolero (1 minute); L'Ag'Ya (10 minutes) Market ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Jamila Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-27.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jones, Jamila - Bishop, John Melville
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-27

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  • Gun drill by naval cadets at Newport Training School /

    "Shows the cadets going through the gun drill, also loading, firing and charging. This is also a very stirring picture and is full of animation. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • The Peasant Movement of Papay

    Sponsored by the Hispanic Division, leaders of the Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) from Haiti gather for an oral history of this movment. The MPP has become one of the most effective environmental peasant movements in Haitian history, successfully fostering economic development, environmental protection and individual survival. Chavannes Jean-Baptiste is the featured speaker accompanied by leaders of the MPP. Each speaker is an expert ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-11-06
  • Coach at rural post office, U.S.P.O. /

    This section of the postal film is concerned with a stagecoach pulled by four horses arriving and delivering a pouch of mail to a rural post office for rerouting. Also visible is the post office delivery wagon.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Eddie Bond and Josh Ellis

    videorecording | videorecording ; 25 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: Remembering Archie Green (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ellis, Josh - Bond, Eddie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Aaron Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, 2013-05-11.

    • Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Dixon, Aaron Floyd
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-11

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  • Daniel De Simone: 2013 National Book Festival

    Daniel De Simone appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: De Simone, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Azar Nafisi: 2009 National Book Festival

    National best-selling author Azar Nafisi appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Nafisi, Azar
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Ana Menendez: 2009 National Book Festival

    Journalist and author Ana Menendez appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Menendez, Ana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Lois McMaster Bujold: 2012 National Book Festival

    Lois McMaster Bujold appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Bujold, Lois Mcmaster
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Orphan Works 4: Types of Works Subject to Any Orphan Works Legislation

    As described in the Office's previous Notice and many of the responding comments, orphan works remain a pervasive issue in copyright law. While the issue cuts across all creative sectors, the unique challenges posed by photographs have long been an obstacle to developing an effective orphan works solution. Photographs and other works of visual art may lack or may more easily become divorced from ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-10
  • The Life of a Poet: Mary Szybist

    National Book Award winner Mary Szybist discusses her poetry with Ron Charles, editor of The Washington Post's Book World.

    • Contributor: Szybist, Mary
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-17